Technologies for green and sustainable building
We want to support green building, helping our customers to achieve eco friendly builds.
And to help, we can provide environmentally related data for our products, to show how they will contribute to any green build.
This can all help to bring down CO2 emissions and the use of energy, water and materials, as well as helping to reduce health hazards and the risk of environmental pollution.
We make sure that our technologies are eco friendly, designed and made to help achieve international green building standards, such as BREEAM, HQE, DGNB and LEED.
For instance, we have created products that reduce the amount of volatile organic carbons in the air, such as our firestop systems and chemical anchors. And we’ve designed an award winning hammer drill, which greatly reduces its environmental impact because it creates no waste when it is made.
In addition our Clean-Tec product range goes above and beyond these regular requirements.
MAKING OUR OWN BUILDINGS AND TRANSPORT ECO FRIENDLY
But we also live the standards we strive to achieve for our customers.
We are constantly looking at how we can be more eco friendly and reduce our own CO2 emissions, energy and water consumption throughout our factories, plants, offices and transport.
And we are getting there. Here are some examples of what we’ve done:
- Austria: Thüringen manufacturing plant
Around 80% of the electricity used in our production, logistics and administration areas comes from renewable energy sources: water power, wind power and biomass systems.
- Germany: Hilti Headquarters
All heating energy is now drawn from a communal biomass power plant nearby and we’ve installed 60 solar panels on the roof of our restaurant building.
- Liechtenstein: Nendeln logistics center and Schaan offices
We use geothermal energy for heating and cooling and are now able to recover about 70 percent of waste heat from the ventilation systems. We have also installed large solar panels.